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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 68%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNelson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,211 (estimate)2,8962,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a50.342.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a311.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)662 (estimate)455379
Burglaryn/an/an/a394.3340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a249.4219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,549 (estimate)2,4412,110

Key findings

  • Nelson crime rates are 69% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nelson are 74% higher than the national average
  • In Nelson you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nelson is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nelson has decreased by 8%

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      Daily Crime In Nelson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nelson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nelson is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nelson is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nelson is 1 in 24

      Year Over Year Crime In Nelson (per 100,000 people)

      Nelson police department

      ItemNelsonArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.13.3

      Sex offenders in Arizona

      StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
      Arizona8,206157266
      There are a total of 8,206 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 157 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Red Rock, AZ2,7102251,2071,432
      Marana, AZ40,221722,3192,391
      Picture Rocks, AZ8,5624432,3742,816
      Avra Valley, AZ5,6064902,6293,119
      Casas Adobes, AZ68,6954922,6383,130
      Flowing Wells, AZ15,6016953,7264,421
      Nelson, AZ4266623,5494,211

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Ann, NY4265161,9732,489
      North Hampton, OH4263202,2462,566
      Ualapue, HI4264064,0284,434
      Strasburg, ND4264142,8743,288
      Au Sable Forks, NY4265262,0112,537
      Nelson, AZ4266623,5494,211
      Source: The Nelson, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.